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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th April 2014
Reference:   81768
Placename:   Doon Doon
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 23rd May 2003
GNB File:   GNB3810, 4780
LGA:   Tweed
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 29 55
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 17 30
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 29 49
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 17 34
Topographic Map:   Burringbar
1:100000 Map:   Murwillumbah 9541
Parish:   Gooninbar
County:   Rous
Description:   A locality on Doon Doon Ck upstream of the Clarrie Hall Dam. It is bounded by the Nightcap Range in the south and is about 21 km WNW of Mullumbimby. A bounded address locality. Also assigned as a rural place. Boundaries within the Tweed Council area shown on map GNB3810.
Meaning:   From the Bandjalung-Yugambeh dialect chain word 'doan doan' meaning black or dark. Source: F J Watson Vocabularies p41.1943.
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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